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Installation Prerequisites

One of listed below software combinations is supported. Storage systems can be either monitored using Hitachi Command Suite or OPS Center.

  • Hitachi Command Suite 8.6.5 or later

    Configuration Manager 8.6.5 or later

    Tuning Manager 8.6.0 or later

  • OPS Center 10.7.0 or later

    Configuration Manager REST API

    Ops Center Analyzer REST API

    Tuning Manager - Agent for RAID

INTEGRATION CONFIGURATION

  • Hitachi Configuration Manager (OPS Center API Configuration Manager) IP address, port, username, and password.

    The HCM user must have the "Storage Administrator" role and "View Only" permissions.

  • Hitachi Tuning Manager (OPS Center Tuning Manager) IP address, port, username, and password.

    The Tuning Manager user must be a "system" user with "View" or higher permissions in order to access performance data

SETUP CHECKLIST AND TROUBLESHOOTING

  • Entities - connect to OPS Center or Hitachi Command Suite UI and verify that you can see your storage systems through the UI

    Default ports for Hitachi Configuration Manager are http=23450 https=23451

    If you want to verify API access to Hitachi Configuration Manager API you can try following command

    curl -k -v -H "Accept: application/json" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -X GET $protocol://$hcm_ip:$port/ConfigurationManager/v1/objects/storages (replace $ placeholders with your lab configuration)

  • Metrics - connect to Tuning Manager or OPS Center Analyser UI and make sure that metrics for your storage systems are available through the UI

    Default ports for Tuning Manager RAID agent are http=22015 https=22016

    If you want to verify API access to Hitachi Analyser REST API you can try following command

    curl -s -k -u $user:$password -X GET $protocol://$api_ip:$port/Analytics/RAIDAgent/v1/objects/AgentForRAID (replace $ placeholders with your lab configuration)